The Vault College Career Bible

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Vault Inc., 2006 - Business & Economics - 419 pages
In this annual guide, Vault provides overviews of career paths and hiring trends for 2006 in major industries for college graduates. Industries covered include accounting, banking, consulting, consumer products and marketing, fashion, media and entertainment, government and politics, high tech, publishing, real estate, retail, and many more.
 

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This is a very interesting book. The collection of the Vault career library is also very useful once you have narrowed down to specific industries and you are looking for more insight.

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Page 182 - Engineering is the profession in which a knowledge of the mathematical and natural sciences gained by study, experience and practice is applied with judgement to develop ways to utilize, economically, the materials and forces of nature for the benefit of mankind.
Page 178 - Because the knowledge and duties of chemical engineers cut across many fields, they apply principles of chemistry, physics, mathematics, and mechanical and electrical engineering. They frequently specialize in a particular operation such as oxidation or polymerization. Others specialize in a particular area such as pollution control or the production of specific products such as automotive plastics or chlorine bleach. Chemical engineers are increasingly using computer technology to optimize all phases...
Page 250 - The general manager, for example, has overall responsibility for the operation of the hotel. Within guidelines established by the owners of the hotel or executives of the hotel chain, the general manager sets room rates, allocates funds to departments, approves expenditures, and establishes standards for service to guests, decor, housekeeping, food quality, and banquet operations.
Page 225 - US Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20201...
Page 225 - US Department of Housing and Urban Development 451 7th Street, SW Washington, DC 20410...
Page 76 - ... that all the questions appear in a row and everyone receives the same questions. The Computer-Based TOEFL has two sections, Listening and Structure, that are computer-adaptive. This means that only one question appears on the screen at a time, and everyone does not receive the same questions. Everyone begins with a question of average difficulty. If you answer it correctly, you are given a more difficult question. If you answer it incorrectly, you are given an easier question. You receive more...
Page 178 - ... oxidation or polymerization. Others specialize in a particular area such as pollution control or the production of specific products such as automotive plastics or chlorine bleach. Chemical engineers are increasingly using computer technology to optimize all phases of research and production; therefore they need to understand how to apply computer skills to process analysis, automated control systems, and statistical quality control. Employment Chemical engineers held about 48,000 jobs in 1998....
Page 143 - Goldman Sachs is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of services worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high net worth individuals.
Page 178 - Nature of the Work Chemical engineers apply the principles of chemistry and engineering to solve problems involving the production or use of chemicals.
Page 225 - US Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20240. Phone, 202-208-3171.

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